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Untitled

Untitled

1986

Scott Miller

(American, 1955-2008)

Oil on canvas

Unframed: 119.4 x 118.7 cm (47 x 46 3/4 in.)

Gift of the Shirley H. Miller Trust 2012.65

Description

Miller belonged to a generation of postmodern artists inspired by cartoons and graffiti. Untitled, which features a male figure floating amid viscera and accompanied by animals, suggests vulnerability and mortality, and the concept of one’s place in the universe. The artist’s imagery during this period likely references his identity as a gay man living through the deadliest years of the AIDS pandemic.

See also
Collection: 
CONTEMP - Painting
Department: 
Contemporary Art
Type of artwork: 
Painting
Medium: 
Oil on canvas

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